China looks to the stars to steal more power away from the U.S.


There are around 1,957 satellites in orbit around our planet. 849 of them belong to the United States- and out of those, only one of them -launched late last year- is resistant to jamming by foreign powers. While this... Read more

Iran Almost Invaded Afghanistan in 1998


In late 1998 Iran readied its armed forces for an invasion of Afghanistan. Last-ditch... Read more

In 1961, India Finally Kicked Portugal off the Subcontinent


At dawn on Dec. 18, 1961, squadrons of Indian Air Force bombers crossed a... Read more

The Grim Rationale for U.S. Air Force ‘Elephant Walks’


On Nov. 19, 2018, two U.S. Air Force wings in Utah launched 35 F-35... Read more

Invading Iran


Nov. 4, 1979, marked a turning point in the relationship between the United States... Read more
Trump officials chafe at second-guessing of North Korean missile sites
By David S. Cloud Los Angeles Times When workers at North Korea’s Sohae rocket facility began rebuilding the dormant...
Bombs Away: Best photos of our military for March 15th, 2019

Bombs Away: Best photos of our military for March 15th, 2019

From live exercises in Europe to training here in the states, this week’s best photos features both land and...

Taiwain is buying jets from the U.S. in exchange for strategic help against China

Taiwain is buying jets from the U.S. in exchange for strategic help against China

The island nation of Taiwan has requested a new batch of fighters from the USA- and the United States...

China looks to the stars to steal more power away from the U.S.

China looks to the stars to steal more power away from the U.S.

There are around 1,957 satellites in orbit around our planet. 849 of them belong to the United States- and...

Senate votes to defy Trump on Yemen, setting up eventual veto

Senate votes to defy Trump on Yemen, setting up eventual veto

By Daniel Flatley Bloomberg News The Senate voted to withdraw U.S. support for the Saudi-led conflict in Yemen as...

Trump requests largest-ever Pentagon budget, criticized by analysts as dead on arrival

Trump requests largest-ever Pentagon budget, criticized by analysts as dead on arrival

Corey Dickstein Stars and Stripes The Pentagon on Tuesday unveiled its largest-ever budget request, asking Congress for $718.3 billion...

Remembering James Howell Howard: Only P-51 Mustang pilot awarded Medal of Honor

Remembering James Howell Howard: Only P-51 Mustang pilot awarded Medal of Honor

World War II was a special time for combat aviation, a pivotal point in history when pilots and aircraft...

Iraq’s new war against Islamic State: Halting the group’s budding rural resurgence

Iraq’s new war against Islamic State: Halting the group’s budding rural resurgence

Nabih Bulos Los Angeles Times It was after dark Wednesday when three buses pulled out of Mosul and headed...

Boeing replacing outdated F-15C fleet with newer and cheaper models

Boeing replacing outdated F-15C fleet with newer and cheaper models

Boeing’s new incarnation of the venerable F-15 will be padding the ranks of high-dollar aircraft such as the F-35...

India plotted dangerous attack with Israeli help

India plotted dangerous attack with Israeli help

Meher Bokhari Asia News Network Timely intelligence and backdoor messaging made it clear to India that a befitting response...

U.S. taking wait and see approach as tensions between India & Pakistan remain high

U.S. taking wait and see approach as tensions between India & Pakistan remain high

Yashwant Raj Hindustan Times, New Delhi The US has been “monitoring closely” Pakistan’s use of American-made defense equipment in...

Despite no nuclear deal with North Korea, U.S. ending large-scale military drills with South Korea

Despite no nuclear deal with North Korea, U.S. ending large-scale military drills with South Korea

Kim Gamel Stars and Stripes President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un failed to reach an...

First Pakistan-India dog fight in nearly 50 years puts countries on brink of war

First Pakistan-India dog fight in nearly 50 years puts countries on brink of war

By David Pierson and Aoun Sahi Los Angeles Times Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan called for talks with India...

I Went on the World’s Deadliest Road Trip

I Went on the World’s Deadliest Road Trip

This story originally appeared in October 2013. This reprint is David Axe’s final story for War Is Boring. Sprinting...

China’s New Submarine Nuke Could Hit America

China’s New Submarine Nuke Could Hit America

The Chinese navy has tested a new submarine-launched ballistic missile, one that could eventually allow Chinese ballistic-missile boats, or...

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